These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Cape Cod Times Least Biased based on a balanced story selection with a slightly left-leaning editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1936, The Cape Cod Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. The current publisher is Peter Meyer, and the editor is Paul Pronovost.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns the Martinsville Reporter-Times. In August 2019, Gatehouse Media purchased and merged with Gannett becoming the largest newspaper chain in the USA. After the merger, the companies retained the Gannett name. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Cape Cod Times covers local news through the use of reporters and journalists with minimal bias in wording and story selection. National and international news is covered through the least biased Associated Press. All information is properly sourced to credible media outlets or verifiable information.
Editorially, there is a slight left-leaning bias favoring issues of the left, though mostly balanced with both points of view represented. A factual search reveals some controversy regarding a journalist who did not properly list sources, but there isn’t evidence of any failed fact checks.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Cape Cod Times Least Biased based on a balanced story selection with a slightly left-leaning editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 7/3/2018) Update (05/20/2022)
Last Updated on May 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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